CARL RACHELSON

Miami International Film Festival

Miami International Film Festival

As we grumble fearfully about all that we think plagues us, there is solace in the world of film — 2015 has been an outstanding year for inspiring, profound, creative films not only in local theaters of every measure, but increasingly at our fingertips. With moral dilemmas abounding and discomfort ...

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I read the news today, oh boy!

I read the news today, oh boy!

Though sometimes, I feel like a motherless child, and randomness feels like the order of the times, heaps of new media bring fresh perspectives. Constantly, I find myself looking down, not because I am afraid to give eye contact, but submissively, as in a slave to my iPhone and Mac. ...

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Five romantic concepts for Valentine’s Day

Five romantic concepts for Valentine’s Day

It is said that there is no romance without finance. Therefore, I will eliminate the 16th incarnation of Moonlight & Music at the Deering. I’ll also skip the Valentine Weekend Cruise – Not Just for Couples – on the Carnival Destiny aka The Love Boat. The Date Creatively with Heartsy ...

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Best of Miami 2014: According to Me

Best of Miami 2014: According to Me

When TIME recognized the Ebola fighters as their 2014 Person of the Year, a collective nod and shrug followed. We live in an age of instant un-gratification. It may seem like there is rarely good news, except for in the Arts, so lets celebrate our 2014 highlights. Music: There is ...

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Painting the town RAW with bold, new street art

Painting the town RAW with bold, new street art

There may be a limit to your love, but love it or hate it, graffiti has made its mark, especially in Miami; especially in Wynwood. This month, Wynwood’s gentrified/ post-hood influence crossed over Northwest 29th Street into the real, last vestiges of stillauthentic, local, home-to-real-people and taggers Wynwood, with a ...

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